WE HAVE A WINNER! | The Trouble With Patience by Maggie Brendan

 

We have a winner!

and the winner is:

 

KELLY YOUNGBLOOD!
(I will be contacting you shortly via e-mail)

 

I just know you’ll ENJOY the book!

And I’m certain you’ll be looking forward to
the next one in the series as much as I am too!

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

and

GOD BLESS!

 

 

 

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WE HAVE A WINNER! | SPECIAL Gift Pack – Amy Clipston

 

We have a winner!

and the winner is:

 

Danny Garza!
(I will be contacting you shortly via e-mail)

 

I just know you’ll ENJOY the book… and the extra goodies too!

And I hope the wonderful story will help make you a regular reader of Amy’s!

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

and

GOD BLESS!

 

 

 

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WE HAVE A WINNER!

 

We have a winner!

and the winner is:

 

Donna Mynatt!
(I will be contacting you shortly via e-mail)

 

I just know you’ll ENJOY the book!

And I’m certain you’ll be looking forward to
the next one in the series as much as I am too!

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

and

GOD BLESS!

 

 

 

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My year in books… via GoodReads

This is actually going to be a fraction of what I read this year. I think if I tried to put all 151 books, wordpress would probably just laugh hysterically and then shut down. LOL!

So here we go…

A Brush with Love: A January Wedding Story (A Year of Weddings Novella 2, #2)   A Woodland Miracle   A Lady at Willowgrove Hall (Whispers on the Moors, #3)   A Simple Charity (Lancaster Crossroads, #3)
Trading Secrets   The Christmas Cat   Christmas at Rose Hill Farm: An Amish Love Story   An Amish Second Christmas
An Amish Christmas Quilt   A Dream of Home (Hearts of Lancaster Grand Hotel, #3)   Huckleberry Christmas   The Forgiven (Keepers of the Promise #1)
Hidden   Letters from Grace   Where Treetops Glisten: Three Stories of Heartwarming Courage and Christmas Romance During World War II   The Princess Spy
Tried and True (Wild at Heart, #1)   A White Christmas in Webster County   The Ride of Your Life: What I Learned about God, Love, and Adventure by Teaching My Son to Ride a Bike   In Perfect Time (Wings of the Nightingale, #3)
Snow Globe (The Amish of Jamesport #1)   Miracle in a Dry Season (Appalachian Blessings, #1)   Appalachian Serenade (Appalachian Blessings, #.5)   Child of Mine
The Fairest Beauty   The Merchant's Daughter   The Healer's Apprentice   The Quaker and the Rebel (Civil War Heroines, #1)
Jupiter Winds   A Mother's Secret (Hearts of Lancaster Grand Hotel #2)   Huckleberry Summer (The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill, #2)   The Guardian Duke (Forgotten Castles #1)
A Season of Change (Seasons in Pinecraft, #1)   An Amish Wedding Invitation   Thankful (Return to Sugarcreek #2)   Seasons of Tomorrow (Amish Vines and Orchards #4)
Murder Simply Brewed (Amish Village Mystery #1)   The Captive Maiden   A Simple Faith (Lancaster Crossroads, #1)   Kate's Song (Forever After in Apple Lake, #1)
Real Women Leading: With Proverbs 31 Values   Princess Ever After (Royal Wedding, #2)   The Letters (Inn at Eagle Hill #1)   Huckleberry Hill
A Miracle of Hope (The Amish Wonders, #1)   An Amish Miracle   A Simple Winter (Seasons of Lancaster #1)   Balanced: Finding Center as a Work-at-Home Mom

 

OK… YIKES! That is still a LOT of books!

If you want to see the entire list, click HERE!

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And here’s hoping wordpress doesn’t kill me when I hit publish. LOL!

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR and God Bless!

 

OUR FIRST CHRISTMAS MARATHON WINNER!

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And the winner of Jennifer Backstrand’s
“Huckleberry Christmas” & “An Amish Christmas Quilt”
                                           (a wonderful Christmas Anthology) 

is…

 

Marie Bruster


(I will be contacting you shortly via e-mail)

 

I just know you’ll ENJOY the books!

Jennifer Beckstrand is an incredibly talented author!

So are Kelly Long and Charlotte Hubbard!

GREAT reads for Christmas!

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

ENJOY!

and

GOD BLESS!

 

 

 

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Interrupting again to announce TWO winners of “To Everything A Season” by Lauraine Snelling

 

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Our winners are…

Rita Dewitt

&

Phyllis Kemp

CONGRATULATIONS!

I hope you both enjoy the book as much as I have!

 

I will be e-mailing you shortly to tell you how to claim your book!

 

THANK YOU!

GOD BLESS!

 

 

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Who has won a copy of Hidden by Vannetta Chapman?

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Nadine Brandes

CONGRATULATIONS Nadine!

And thank you for helping me to support a fellow author!

I hope you enjoy the book as much as I have!

I will be contacting you shortly to tell you how to claim your prizes!

And it’s not required but I know Vannetta would really appreciate a review after you finish her book.

 

THANK YOU!

GOD BLESS!

 

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Introducing Rachel D. Muller and her DEBUT novel: “Letters From Grace”

First of all I would like to say that I congratulate Rachel Muller for making the decision to go Indie!

We live in an ever-changing world and the literature we love has to be able to flow and change with that world… and only the best writers know just how essential it is to be flexible!

Rachel Muller has written the novel of her heart. I know how that feels and I even feel as if I’ve been on part of this adventure with her.

I’ve watched as she blogged and hinted at the contents of this novel. I’ve read posts about her journey as an author and I applauded her decision to go Indie when the circumstances were not precisely what she wanted for her work.

Maybe authors today are making the choice to become independent because they want more control over their own work. They want to be the one who makes the tough decisions and I find that incredibly brave!

To read this work is to be transported to our own little piece of history.

Rachel did an incredible job researching her favorite period in history. I know I’ve enjoyed reading about where that research has taken her.

Letters From Grace is the first book in what is meant to be a series and I’m excited to see what is coming next!

Fair warning: this book is not for the faint of heart. The subject matter touches on one of the most difficult times in our country’s history and, though it does that very well, it is a difficult period to read about for many people.

But then war is never easy to read about…

The important part is that Rachel brings us this story, pulling us into a time long gone – reminding us why it is important to remember, why it is important to teach our children to remember.

I don’t know about you but I was never all that interested in history. If only all the events in history were put into novel form… I know I would enjoy it a lot more!

 

4 Stars

 

Here is a bit more about the book from GoodReads:

Is loving a man in uniform worth the risk?

Scarred from the death of her fiancé in World War II, Grace Campbell must learn to love again. Lieutenant Luke Brady could make falling in love easy…except he’s going to war. There’s one thing that can keep a thread tied between them—letters.

But the suave Dr. William Keller enchants Grace with his charm and proposes marriage. She must choose between them.

Will she settle for comfort and safety or risk losing everything on the Normandy beaches?

 

You can find even more about the book and how to purchase it by clicking the links below!

GOODREADS   RACHELDMULLER.COM

AMAZON   BARNES AND NOBLE   POWELL’S BOOKS   ALIBRIS

 

You can also read a bit more about Rachel’s Publishing journey HERE

and enter for a chance to win a copy of her book!

 

HAPPY READING!

and

GOD BLESS!

 

I received this book free in exchange for an
honest review from the author

 

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Another winner! CONGRATS!!!

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I apologize that this post is so late.

I arrived at the ACFW conference today and it’s been crazy…crazy but GREAT!

So, without further ado…

The winner of

“A Light in the Wilderness”

is…

Lisa Stifler

CONGRATULATIONS!

I hope you enjoy the book as much as I have!

I will be contacting you shortly to tell you how to claim your prizes!

And it’s not required but I know Jane would really appreciate a review after you finish her book.

 

THANK YOU!

GOD BLESS!

And by the way…

 

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I am announcing TWO winners at once! CONGRATS!!!

 

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Due to the insane amount of giveaways I have hosted this month – and the fact that these two just happen to both end at the same time… I will be announcing TWO winners in this post!

The winner of

“What your Hearts Needs for the Hard Days”

is…

Renee D. Farmer

And the winner of

“A White Christmas in Webster County”

is…

Wendy Newcomb

CONGRATULATIONS to both of you!

I hope you enjoy the books as much as I have!

I will be contacting you shortly to tell you how to claim your prizes!

And it’s not required but I know the authors would really appreciate a review after you finish their books.

 

THANK YOU!

GOD BLESS!

And by the way…

 

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A review of Sarah Sundin’s “In Perfect Time”

One word describes this book:

WOW!

Just… WOW!

From page 1, you will be hooked! I’ve never been a fan of WWII era books but this one has made me into one!

Sarah Sundin will take hold of your heartstrings even while she’s got you on the seat of your pants – just waiting for an explosion!

I’m no WWII buff but the scenes read spot-on to me and the descriptions are wonderful. It’s like you can hear the engines drowning out everything around you! Or the salty sea air…

And the characters… ooh the characters!

There are whole worlds underneath the exterior of our Lt. Kay Jobson. She is a woman in control… or is she?

And Lt. Roger Cooper is just as complex and complicated! They say opposites attract but similar personalities rub each other the wrong way.

And oh how the sparks do fly!

Now of course, I’m dying to get books 1 & 2 so I can read more of this amazing series!

And I hope to see many more wonderful books from Sarah Sundin! You have made a fan out of me!

5star

 

A brief synopsis from Revell Books:

Two hearts are about to learn the rhythm of love

Bold, sophisticated, and coy, Army Air Force flight nurse Lt. Kay Jobson collects hearts wherever she flies, leaving men pining in airfields all across Europe. So how can ruggedly handsome C-47 pilot Lt. Roger Cooper be all but immune to her considerable charms? In fact, he seems to do everything he can to avoid her.

Still, as they cross the skies between Italy and southern France, evacuating the wounded and delivering paratroopers and supplies, every beat of their hearts draws them closer. Can they overcome the fears and misunderstandings of the past in order to take hold of the future?

Sarah Sundin seamlessly weaves together emotion, action, and sweet romance into a tale that transcends time and calls us to believe in the power of love.

 

And you can find more information and/or buy the book from these popular sites.

GOODREADS   REVELL/BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP   SARAH’S WEBSITE

AMAZON   BARNES & NOBLE   CHRISTIANBOOKS   LIFEWAY   ITUNES   BOOKSAMILLION

 

 

I received this book free in exchange for an honest review
from the Revell Reads blogger program.

 

Happy Reading

And

GOD BLESS!

 

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We interrupt the regularly scheduled review marathon to announce the winner of “Huckleberry Summer” by Jennifer Beckstrand

 

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Mary Pietrantonio

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

I hope you enjoy the book as much as I have!

 

And it’s not required but Jennifer and I would really appreciate a review after you finish the book.

 

THANK YOU!

GOD BLESS!

And by the way…

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THANK YOU to all those who have served or do serve our country!

Everyone have an enjoyable and SAFE holiday!

 

 

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WE HAVE A WINNER!

 

We have a winner!

and the winner is:

 

Teresa Wade Sheroke!
(I will be contacting you shortly via e-mail)

 

I just know you’ll ENJOY the book!

And I’m certain you’ll be looking forward to
the next one in the series as much as I am too!

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

and

GOD BLESS!

 

 

 

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TODAY IS THE DAY! | Who Won “The Last Bride” by Beverly Lewis?

 

We have a winner!

I had one book to give away and the winner is:

 

Dawn Crawford!

 

ENJOY the book!

I know I have!

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

and

GOD BLESS!

 

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“A Simple Spring” by Rosalind Lauer |Seasons of Lancaster book 2

12166260Book 2 in Rosalind’s Seasons of Lancaster series is just as wonderful as the first.

“A Simple Spring” explores the opposite problem that we saw in “A Simple Winter” – how does an Amish girl deal with baptism when she’s not sure she can give up the intense love for music that is in her heart…

Wonderfully well-written and full of delightful characters, It’s a story that no one should miss.

And there’s something so comforting about a story that incorporates the Amish and the English so well into the plot. Typically when you see this sort of story, the English are not portrayed so well…or so accurately. But Rosalind Lauer handles it beautifully and realistically – in both books so far.

I highly recommend this series to anyone.
5star

A brief synopsis from GoodReads:

A CHANCE TO FOLLOW HER HEART,
A CHOICE THAT WILL LAST A LIFETIME

Although Sadie King is blessed with the voice of an angel, she never thought that following the song in her heart would take her far beyond the strict boundaries of her Amish faith and away from the only home she’s ever known. But during her rumspringa, one road leads to another, and suddenly she’s secretly performing with a band. Now she faces an impossible choice between the music in her heart and the traditions branded upon her soul.

Mike Trueherz is a dedicated young paramedic who finds a kindred spirit in Sadie. Torn between family duty and his desire to pursue a life beyond his father’s rural medical practice, he is inspired by Sadie’s honesty and courage.

While spring unfurls rich colors and bounty through the countryside of Lancaster County, Sadie and Mike must reconcile their families’ expectations with their own callings. Ultimately, their faith in each other and the God that has brought them together will give them the strength and the peace to take a chance—and to make the biggest decision of their lives.

A coming-of-age story reflecting the deepest messages of love, A Simple Spring is music for the heart.

To read more reviews and info from GoodReads, click HERE

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“A Simple Winter” by Rosalind Lauer | Seasons of Lancaster book 1

10301012Oh my word. Can I possibly explain just how fantastic this book is without giving too much away about how everything turns out.

A tough job but someone has to do it.

First of all, No slow start for this book. The intrigue starts in the first paragraph of the first chapter on the first page.

We are immediately drawn into this story of heartbreak, loss and of feeling lost. The characters grab our attention and do not let go.

Rosalind Lauer is an excellent storyteller.

She spins a story of mystery and intrigue that draws us in and makes us feel a part of the whole thing. We are part of the King family. We are part of Remy’s world-wind life.

We are afraid of “the bear” with Simon. And we are pulled equally between their two worlds just as strongly as Remy and Adam are.

I will say this… It is truly inevitable.

When you try to hide something – it always comes out in the end. People think they can hide who they really are or what they’re really doing but the truth always finds its way to the surface… and it’s usually at the worst possible time.

I will also say this. When I first began reading Amish fiction, I thought the stories about someone actually converting to the Amish faith would be very few and far between. I wasn’t wrong. But this story is not at all like any other story I have read. I kept expecting it to fit into the predictable patterns and it never did. It is all original and it is also – all WONDERFUL!

I can’t wait to get to the next in the series and then to read Rosalind’s NEW series!

READ IT! You WON’T be sorry!

5star

Here are a few words about the book from Goodreads:

THE PROMISE OF A HOME,
THE HEARTBREAK OF AN IMPOSSIBLE LOVE

As a budding journalist with a major newspaper, Remy McCallister is eager to prove herself. While investigating an unsolved crime, Remy winds up in the tightly woven Amish community of Lancaster County, the last place she would ever expect to find herself. The story leads her to Adam King and his ten younger siblings, who are trying to sustain their warm, loving home in the wake of the murder of their parents. Although Remy tries to remain professional, she is captivated by the Kings. With her own mother gone and her father disengaged from their relationship, Remy longs for a home and a family just like that of these good, simple people.

Suddenly patriarch of his large family, Adam struggles to do the right thing for his siblings, his community, and his God. He neither wants nor needs the complications that spirited Remy brings. But as much as he tries to push her away, even as he counts all the ways this lovely outsider cannot possibly remain in his world, or in his heart, the wondrous light she shines upon his troubled soul cannot be denied. Adam can only pray for the strength and the faith to get this Englisher girl out of their lives for good.

Snowbound with the Kings, Remy experiences the wonder and the chores of a simple winter among the Plain People, as well as the friendship of their warm community. When her peaceful interlude ends, does she dare to reveal a killer in their midst, knowing that she may lose the love of this special family and this remarkable man?

A GREAT read! Don’t miss it!

To read more reviews and info from GoodReads, click HERE

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Review of “Hidden” by Shelley Shepard Gray

 

HiddenTo be honest, I wasn’t sure I would like “Hidden” when I started reading but it didn’t take long at all for me to be completely and totally hooked.

There is a tremendous story within those pages.

This is the kind of book I have wanted to find since I first began reading Amish fiction. So many other books I’ve read deal with someone leaving the fold or coming back to it after a long absence. This is the first book I’ve read that hinted someone might decide to leave the world behind and JOIN the Amish life.

This is the kind of book I have wanted to find since I first began reading Amish fiction.

I applaud Shelley Shepard Gray for her masterful storytelling. Aside from the powerful message – she has filled “Hidden” with a warm, loving family of engaging people and a wonderful Inn filled with all sorts of intrigue.

The Amish family portrayed in “Hidden” is as true to what I know of the Amish as they can be. They are soft-spoken, true to each other and steadfast in their beliefs. After reading so many other books full of unbelievable characters and situation, it is so refreshing to find a realistic story that is so well-written and full of such wonderful people.

Hidden is as true to what I know of the Amish as it can be.

I have already begun reading book two in this series: “Wanted” and I can’t wait to see what treasures it’s pages hold.

If you enjoy Amish fiction AT ALL, read this book! Or the whole series! You won’t regret it!

Read this book! You won’t regret it!

In the meantime, you can read more about “HIDDEN” on GoodReads HERE. And you can find more information about Shelley Shepard Gray on her Website HERE.

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Review of “For Every Season” by Cindy Woodsmall

WOW! All I can say in this moment is WOW!

WOW!

For Every Season picOK. Now that I’ve taken a breath and calmed down a little… I’d like to give you some backstory before I go on with my review.

First, you should know that I received this book free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Company in exchange for an honest review.

When I picked it, I was excited because I’ve just gotten into this genre of Amish fiction and I’ve bought a lot of books lately to that end. Book 1 of this series: “A Season for Tending” was one of them. So I thought to myself, “Wow! I can read the one I have, find the second one and I’ll be all read up by the time I get the third one.”

YAY! right?

Well, first, I couldn’t find the second book anywhere. And when I finally did, I could only find it brand new and I am a bargain hunter at heart so I did the next best thing. I checked it out from the library. Now, of course I don’t want to give it back.

I am thrilled to have found this series.

I am thrilled to have found this series. The main character struggles with an issue that is very near and dear to my heart and I enjoy, so much, reading about it. I also enjoy reading about the ways of the Amish and the ways these Amish interact with the English around them.

I applaud Cindy Woodsmall!

I tweeted today that this series is Absolutely PERFECT for anyone who’s not 100% sure about reading Amish fiction. When I started reading, I thought it was a case of how the author got the Amish wrong. That is NOT IT AT ALL! This author is too good to have gotten her facts wrong. What she has written here is a wonderful example of how we English should be able to interact with Amish and how they should be able to interact with us. That is a powerful message and I applaud Cindy Woodsmall for it! Amazing!

When I read the first book in the series, I was wrapped up in the whole “getting the Amish wrong” angle and it slowed me up. By the time I read the second book, I hadn’t gotten it yet but I no longer cared. I just knew I had to read more. In this book, I got it. I finally understood the message. And while I’m ashamed it took so long to sink into my thick head, I’m thrilled it finally got through.

A recap: The first book of this series: “A Season for Tending” peaked my interest and whetted my appetite for more. I was so into the story by the time I started book two that I rushed out to the library to snatch it up before anyone else could.

I started the second book of this series: “The Winnowing Season” with a strong sense of excitement and happiness. It quickly gave way to frustration and irritation. I’m not telling why. Read it, you’ll see.

A lot of that irritation followed me as I started “For Every Season”. It took a lot of pages for me to realize that irritation wasn’t going anywhere. And still, I could not stop reading.

I tweeted earlier that it was Cindy Woodsmall’s fault I’ve not been tweeting much the past few days.

I also tweeted today that it was Cindy Woodsmall’s fault I’ve not been tweeting much the past few days. That is very true. Her storytelling has held me captive. Despite my irritation, I could NOT put the book down. I had to keep reading! I had to find out what would happen next! And now, having finished the third book in this series, I find myself sitting on pins and needles while I wait for the fourth. Seriously Cindy, write faster please!

This book is a perfect continuation of the story Cindy started painting in “A Season for Tending”. Too many authors flounder a bit in their telling of a continuing story. They try to make books stand on their own within a series and they spend half the book rehashing the ones before. They play it safe and end up doing things that worked in previous books and don’t take the chances that need to be taken to continue the story properly.

I couldn’t put the book down.

Cindy is not guilty of any of these things. She sprinkles in bits about the first and second books in all the right places and she does it so seamlessly you don’t even realize it’s been done. And she definitely had no problem taking chances. While I read, I was annoyed, irritated and frustrated to the point that I wanted to scream. But I didn’t put the book down. I couldn’t put the book down. I had to keep reading. I had to find out where this book would take us in the continuing saga of Samuel, Jacob, Leah, Landon and Rhoda.

I’m not good at synopsis so I’m going to direct you to GoodReads where you can read more about it. HERE

And you can find more information about Cindy Woodsmall and her other novels on her WEBSITE.

But trust me when I say that this series is worth your time. It’s a fantastic read and not just for those who LOVE Amish fiction but for anyone who loves a great story!

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GOD BLESS

and

HAPPY READING!

Disclaimer: I received this book free in exchange for an honest review from the Blogging for Books reviewer program by WaterBrook Multnomah.

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Things I have learned about reading, about life, about me Part 1 of 3

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I am a reader, I am a writer, I am a teacher. But before all of these things, I am a mother. And being a mother is something that affects all of these things.

Would you like to know how?

I am doing this blog post a little differently. The following article is broken up into three parts. I will be posting it on my three different blogs since each part of it belong with the specific interests covered in that blog. It will make more sense if you read it in order but fee free to read it however you like.

And now: Things I have learned Part 1

Years ago, in a small Christian school, I learned about something called speed-reading. I also learned that it was something I did well — a little too well for some people. Reading has always been something I enjoy, something I do for fun. When other students were groaning about reading stories in English class, I didn’t hear them because I had already immersed myself in the world of that story.

It is true that when you do something a lot, you get better at it, you get faster at it. This was true for me in both ways. As a young woman, I could devour a full-length novel in an hour or two. I dove so deep into those words that the outside world ceased to exist for me. I was in the story and it would take a tremendous effort to drag me back out.

As I grew up and found other things to occupy my time, reading was less easy to sink into at a whim. I had school and I had to work to make money. And the older I grew, the more difficult school became.

For a time, reading was less a joy and more a necessity.

After college, I became a mother. For a long time after that, the only reading I did was food labels and instructions for putting together toys and baby furniture. Eventually I was able to find time for reading again, in small doses (I’ll take whatever I can get). With motherhood, I had to find a new way to read, a new way to explore those worlds. I no longer had the luxury of sinking into a story and tuning out the rest of the world. I had one child and then two who might need me at any given moment. I began exploring bedtime reading. I discovered very quickly that I can exist on little or no sleep. So I used the late hours as reading time. Why would I sleep when I could read!

I am not someone who will quickly choose a movie over a book. I can see the world in my head. Why would I NEED to see it on a screen?

Especially when they get it wrong so often.

Not too long ago, a good friend turned me onto Amish fiction and I am so glad she did. I enjoy it like I never thought I could. Who would think reading about the Amish would be so wonderful and exciting? Aren’t the Amish boring? Their lives consist of praying, working and behaving . . . right? Wrong. There is so much area inside and outside of those three things that we never consider. But trust me when I say, whether they are like us or not, they are immensely interesting and exciting!

And I find it so ironic that now, I have a new challenge that threatens my love of reading.

Go HERE to read Part 2

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3

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Review of “The Prince” by Kiera Cass

PrinceI absolutely love having the flip side of a story! You always wonder what is going on in the other person’s head. It’s awesome to find out! Hardly any author does this and I always love it when they do!

Great job Kiera! Love It!

Oh and BTW… I hardly ever buy kindle books but I could not live without this one!

Check it out on GoodReads

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Review of “A Simple Amish Christmas” by Vannetta Chapman

Simple Amish ChristmasThis was an amazing read. My mother has been bugging me for so long to read just one Amish Fiction. She kept saying I would only need to read one and I would be hooked and she was so right! It only took 1!

The more I read, the more I loved the story. Amish novels have grown in popularity with lightning speed lately and some of them, though well-written, do not ring absolutely true. Amish ways are still such a mystery to us in so many ways but there are bits of some stories that you can be sure is not true to Amish life. This book is not that way. It is clear the author has done her research and done it well.
I look forward to reading her other novels and I hope there are more about this family. I’ll have to go and do my own research I guess.

I am so glad I picked this as my first Amish Fiction Novel!

You can find more info at Goodreads HERE!

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READING takes you places!

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I love to read and I hope, if you’re here… checking out my blog, it means you do too.

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